January 2012

Posts published in January 2012

Ten interesting articles on social media optimisation

In a session on social media optimisation at news:rewired – media in motion, Nate Lanxon, editor, Wired.co.uk; Chris Hamilton, social media editor, BBC News; Martin Belam, user experience lead, the Guardian; and Darren Waters, head of devices and social media, MSN UK will explain how they reach audiences with social media. Here are links to articles with interesting facts and figures on SMO.

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Links: a look at mobile reporting ahead of news:rewired

With today’s smart phones enabling journalists to tweet, file copy, and edit and upload broadcast-quality footage, mobile reporting is becoming an increasingly important part of the basic skillset for journalists, from regional patch reporters at council meetings to foreign correspondents in warzones. One of the sessions at our upcoming news:rewired digital journalism conference will look at the advances in mobile reporting and how it is being used effectively by regional newspapers, national broadcasters, freelance video journalists, and others.

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news:rewired – media in motion is now sold out, here is what delegates can look forward to

As tickets have now sold out, what treats are in store for delegates attending the digital journalism conference on Friday, 3 February?

The one-day conference on the latest trends in digital journalism will open with a keynote speech from Liz Heron, social media editor at the New York Times, who will give delegates a taster of social media strategy from across the pond, outlining how the title taps into social networks for newsgathering and community engagement.

The remainder of the day will feature a total of six sessions and three workshops for delegates to choose from. See the agenda for full details.

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New York Times social media editor Liz Heron to give news:rewired keynote

Liz Heron, social media editor of the New York Times will give the keynote address at news:rewired – media in motion.

There will also be speakers at the conference, which is on the latest trends in digital journalism, from the BBC, Sky News, ITV News, Mozilla, MSN, Guardian, Times, Financial Times, Economist, AFP, Wired.co.uk, Wired.com, Trinity Mirror, Manchester Evening News, Future Publishing, Factory Media, SoundCloud and BreakingNews.

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